Description"Newton Arlosh, or Longnewton as it is sometimes called, is a long straggling village on the edge of the Solway. It owes its origin to the misfortune of Skinburness, when it was swept away by violent storms in the 14th century. The inhabitants moved to a safer spot which became known as Newton Arlosh, meaning ‘New town on the marsh’. It is situated on the road between Abbeytown and Kirkbride, bordered on one side by moss (peat) land and on the other by tidal salt marsh. In the past ‘peat rights’ were owned by farmers...."
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